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My Bucket List #5 - Mykonos and Santorini

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http://urbanswank.com - Before I had an appreciation for visiting countries in the aims of learning more about the culture (and enjoying the cuisine), it was the beauty of the place that I really paid the most attention to. This is why the…

Baby on Board: Eight Tips for Traveling with a Baby

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http://urbanswank.com - Before my daughter was born, her father and I had a long list of things we wanted to continue once we became parents. Travel topped the list, and when she was just eleven weeks old, we braved our first three-hour…

What to Do When Hyatt Doesn’t Post Your Diamond Amenity Point Bonus

Posted By jlarounis on Travel

http://theforwardcabin.com - Hyatt Diamonds currently receive a choice between a welcome food and beverage amenity, or a points bonus when checking-in, a benefit that will soon go away with the new World of Hyatt program. Hyatt Place and Hyatt House properties earn 500 bonus points, and all other properties, including, but not limited to, Hyatt Regency’s, Grand ... [Continue reading]The post What to Do When Hyatt Doesn’t Post Your Diamond Amenity Point Bonus appeared first on The Forward Cabin.

Should you take the London Underground from Heathrow to Central London?

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http://theforwardcabin.com - I’ve written before on the several options you have to choose from to get you from London Heathrow Airport to central “downtown” London. I’ve actually never taken the Underground (the subway, for all you non-London folk) from the airport to the center of the city, so on my most recent trip, I decided to try it ... [Continue reading]The post Should you take the London Underground from Heathrow to Central London? appeared first on The Forward Cabin.

What is fair compensation if the hotel shuttle from the airport doesn’t show up?

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http://theforwardcabin.com - I recently stayed at the Sheraton Pentagon City, for an early departure from Reagan the next morning. I arrived at the airport at around 10:25p, and was at the designated bus stop for hotel shuttles at 10:30. The Sheraton Pentagon City phone line advises that their shuttles pick up on the :45 and:15 of every ... [Continue reading]The post What is fair compensation if the hotel shuttle from the airport doesn’t show up? appeared first on The Forward Cabin.

Review: American Eagle Dallas to Santa Barbara, CRJ-900 First Class

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http://theforwardcabin.com - American has a fairly new flight from Dallas to Santa Barbara, which was announced last Spring for first departure in June, 2016. The flight is operated on a CRJ-900, with First Class, Main Cabin Extra and Main Cabin seating. Here’s the flight times: Dallas to Santa Barbara, departing at 9:25a, arriving at 11:05a Santa Barbara ... [Continue reading]The post Review: American Eagle Dallas to Santa Barbara, CRJ-900 First Class appeared first on The Forward Cabin.

Visiting Germany? Enhance Your Experience

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http://urbanswank.com - As we've grown older, we've started to appreciate life's experiences. In our earlier years, vacations had a very limited focus and we can admit that our focus had little to do with learning more about the destination or the culture.…

You Can Now Use 2 Devices on Inflight Wifi with GoGo

Posted By jlarounis on Travel

http://theforwardcabin.com - While I know many have frustrations with GoGo, primarily flying American, it’s onboard wifi provider for the domestic US. I know there’s a colloquial term of “SlowGo,” and I certainly can side with that frustration, especially on my Dallas to Santa Barbara flight the other day, where there was a good half portion of the ... [Continue reading]The post You Can Now Use 2 Devices on Inflight Wifi with GoGo appeared first on The Forward Cabin.

Bangkok: Boulevard after Boulevard of Baller Bites

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http://urbanswank.com - At a certain point in recent history, the first word that came to mind with the mention of Bangkok was “sex.” For worse rather than for better, Thailand’s capital had achieved a reputation as a destination for (often underage) prostitute-seeking…

Travel Trends 2015 - Your New Normal

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http://urbanswank.com - The key themes emerging for 2015 are personalized services and convenience. Here's the honest truth: Our smartphones are basically becoming family members and our pets are not happy about it, we are not paying $400 on average for a flight…

8 Pictures of American Airlines 777-200 Business Class Daytime Flight New York to London in

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http://theforwardcabin.com - American operates a daily daytime flight from New York JFK to London Heathrow. The flight departs at 10:15am, and arrives at 10:10pm, same day. I’ve talked a lot about these daytime flights, including why I thin they’re the best option to Europe. Since I’m an American Executive Platinum member, I accessed the American Flagship lounge ... [Continue reading]The post 8 Pictures of American Airlines 777-200 Business Class Daytime Flight New York to London in appeared first on The Forward Cabin.